TIL of Bobbi Gibb, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon in 1966. She was rejected when she applied, as women were thought to be physiologically incapable of running a full marathon. She ran anyway, disguised in a hoodie and wearing nurses’ shoes. She finished in the top third, 3:21:40.

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